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setting the applecart. apple earnings better than expected, for the most part and the market responds after hours. >> and midwest flooding, rain and snow soaked the country's midsection and the worst may be yet to come for businesses and farmers. >> and hollywood's new courtship. why the movie industry is seducing aging baby boomers. all of that and more on "nightly business report" for tuesday april 23rd. good evening, everyone. tyler, what a day. a lot of drama, a lot of suspensisu spen suspense. there was that surprising sell-off on wall street and the apple earnings after the market closed and. >> and yet when all was said and done the markets gaining for the third straight day, despite a mid-session sell-off on a fake tweet that spooked already jittery traders, but the big story right now is apple's second-quarter earnings and the news was mostly good. apple beat on the top and bottom lines on strong sales of the iphone and the ipad tablet. it's increasing a stock buyback program by a staggering $50 billion, spending some of its sh hrd and it's beg. >>ing up its dividend 15%, but
from apple. >> if there's one tech company to focus on, it's appear he he will. >> it's an important quarter for the iphone and ipad maker, investors would like an a crease to the dividend. it's at a 2.5% yield. they would like something closer to 4. the stock is trading near the lowest level because of the worries of the days of profitability of the company being over. expectations for the march quarter keep racheting down, because we are in the middle of a product refresh vacuum. right? but it's not only the march quarter that investors are concerned about. they are concerned about the june quarter that may show more signs of a slow-down as existing, iphone 5 and ipad strt to show age and in front of the next launch of the products. >> apple has already poured cold water on wall street's hopes for surprise up side, saying that sales will be up to around $42 billion. and margins will be down and unlike in the past, this time management promises those projections will prove accurate. a key story line to watch with the stock, pc versus mobile. pc's are under pressure with sales down,
points dragged down by shares of apple which dipped below $400 a share today before closing at $402. that after cirius logic hinted at a slowdown in production iphones d ipads. >>> jp morgan chase with a 3.5% decline. bob fasanni has more on today's action in the markets from the floor of the new york stock exchange. >> reporter: it was another whip saw day that started ugly right off the bat. the problem is that key commodities like copper, aluminum and nickel were again dropping at essentially 52-week lows, all on concerns out slowing global growth. key commodities hit 52-week lows as well. and while commodity stocks like materials and energy suffered, there were also notable decline in industrials and in financials like bank of america which missed earnings estimates. and in technology stocks, tech bell whether apple hit a new 52-week low on concerns whether slowing iphone and ipad sales. the market stays a modest midday whetheword being made in the boston marathon investigation and, again, moved down toward the close. >> the problem for the stock market is a simple one. the mark
like bank of america which missed earnings estimates. and in technology stocks, tech bell whether apple hit a new 52-week low on concerns whether slowing iphone and ipad sales. the market stays a modest midday whether word being made in the boston marathon investigation and, again, moved down toward the close. >> the problem for the stock market is a simple one. the market has been in an uptrend all year. now we've had two big down days, two days for selling on heavy volume. that's a question whether there is still an uptrend in the market. trend followers are an important part of the market. if they determine there's no more upside to the market, the uptrend could become a downtrend. for "the nightly business report," the new york stock exchange. >> the federal reserve remains steady and upbeat. moderate growth in all 12 of its banking regions over the past 6 weeks with the overall economy getting a big boost from housing and strong auto sales. the central bank also said the economy performed better during march and week's jobs report and the dip in retail sales would indicate. >> but
in the technology space. and you see a company like apple once, you know, the darling of the tech sector. now it's, you know, kind of a bren company, so to speak. what is it, shook, that defines what makes a winner in the technology space versus an also ran? >> absolutely. going back to the apple story, i think the company's meteoric stock rise from its mid-peak to $700 i think reflected disruptive in cycle both in terms of price and unit so the company came in and dominated the tablet market, came in and was creator of snificant value in t smartphone segment. and i think the company has been able to right that cycle, but now, of course, it's on the other side of that mountain, so to speak. so over $200 billion of market cap has been removed. and so the company is looking forward, our best position, as you pointed out, in this undergoing transformation of the technology value chain, our position at the nexus or the intersection of -- in a consumer or cloud, the information, the mobility and social media, so we think the three companies that should benefit longer term are google, amazon and three
ago. >> and now for the final stock, apple, which doesn't fit in either one of these categories. but you saw it's a terrific buy. today the stock was down again. it's now trading at $3. why are y sing that put money into apple now? >> a year ago, there was too much euphoria. today there is too much pessimism. look, apple is reflecting an absolutely worst case scenario with earnings there to be reported this tuesday. there is likelihood it's not going to be that bad. and if tim cook can lay out a plan for a capital outlays to shareholders in terms of dividend increases and share buybacks and reassure investors of their products and their vision for products, i think this stock could be much higher next week. >> all right. very interesting information. thank you so much, hank. any disclosures to make? do you own any of these stocks? >> we own them all, and i own them all personally. >> thank you so much. have a great weekend. hank smith of haverford. >> thank you. >>> and coming up next, as the price of gold and silver plunge, we'll take you to one of the country's largest coin sh
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